Visual Arts Officer 

Permanent Contract 
Part-time (3 days / 21 hours per week) - one day being fixed as Friday, other two days flexible dependent on availability
Salary: £29,285 (Grade C) pro rata plus pension and benefits

We are looking for a Visual Arts Officer to join us and support Creative Scotland’s work in the context of our Annual Plan. You will be an active member of the Visual Arts Team and will assess and make recommendations on a range of funding applications and contribute to specific development activities related to our priorities in the artform. The post holder will act as lead contact for several funded organisations and projects and contribute to and support the wider work of the Visual Arts sector across Scotland.

The person appointed will work closely with cultural organisations and other key stakeholders to support the delivery of our work.  

Our ideal candidate will have experience of project management and demonstrable experience and knowledge of the Visual Arts sector in Scotland. You will have considerable experience of working with a wide and diverse range of artists and Visual Arts professionals. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to carry out detailed assessments of proposals and experience of producing clear reports and recommendations. Experience and understanding of the arts in Scotland specifically Visual Arts combined with strong interpersonal skills is essential.

The post requires a good understanding of the creative and policy context in which Creative Scotland works and a clear commitment to promoting Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Monday 25 October 2021. 
Interviews will be held online via MS Teams on: Friday 5 November 2021. 

Please send your application to:


Visual Arts Officer Application Form

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Creative Scotland Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

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Visual Arts Officer Job Pack

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